Think Before You Purchase: Medicaid Does Not Consider All Funeral Plans “Exempt”

When Elizabeth received the call from her brother telling her that he had just placed their mother, Gertrude, into a Kansas nursing home, she took the first available flight to Kansas City. Elizabeth was her mother’s durable power of attorney for financial decisions and knew there were a number of things she needed to do to make sure her mother’s financial affairs were in order. Elizabeth knew quite a bit about Medicaid coverage for nursing home costs, as her aunt had entered a Kansas nursing […]

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